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Bruce Donovan, RIP
The Good Doctor
Julie Sygiel '09 makes sexy undies for a special purpose.
Woodworker John Robohm '64 makes kindling look good.
Inspired by Stone
Jeweler Taryn Leavitt '81 is turning a hobby into a second career.
Alums who make protective gear for athletes, soldiers, and iPads.
Oh, the Horror!
A novelist is shocked when her book is called nauseating. Or is she?
I've Been Here Before
CHANNA SREY '03 A Cambodian refugee returns to his gritty hometown to persuade teens to believe in themselves.
MAUREEN RAYMO '82 Maureen Raymo hopes her ocean research will provide some answers about climate change.
The Rural Life
JOHN MANCHESTER ’74 Meet the mayor of the coolest small town in North America.
VERA SAMAK WAYNE ’65 and DEBBIE SCHIMBERG ’80 How a fascination with flora grew into a passion for community gardens.
With World War II in full swing, Brown thought it might be a good idea to get its young men ready for combat.
A used cupola finds a new purpose.
In Brown Stadium's second-ever night game, the Bears beat the URI Rams, 35–21, before a crowd of over 10,000 fans.
Thrill of Victory
How many teams can Brown afford?
A late bloomer makes up for lost time by becoming a globetrotting marathoner and triathlete.
An Incredible Force
A farewell to Laura Kavazanjian '06.
Obituaries from the November/December 2011 issue.
Out of the Box
For the fifth year in a row, we offer suggestions for holiday gifts born in the innovative hearts and minds of Brown alums. Time to get shopping!
Online daters like to keep their political beliefs to themselves.
The Great Civil War Heist
The University wants its sword back.
The University and Senator Jack Reed marked Veterans Day with a ceremony on Lincoln Field.
Hockey players rescue drowning teenagers.
Two icons of African letters—Nigerian poet Gabriel Okara, and novelist and poet Chinua Achebe, shared a stage of the George Houston Bass theater to read from their work.
The search for a new president.
Brown ROTC: A History
All That Brown Can Be
After the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Brown considers ROTC again.
Movie producer Janet Yang '79 describes herself as a "cultural ambassador" explaining the East to the West and vice versa.
A Thousand Separate Worlds
Veteran reporter Pamela Constable ’74 gives a nuanced view of Pakistan’s splintering culture.
Snatch and Grab
Tom Mashberg ’82 reports on why thieves steal art.
In his feature debut, A Decent Arrangement, producer, director, and writer Sarovar Banka '02 tells not just another love story.
The Unparalleled Power of Unrequited Love
Jeffrey Eugenides proves that some stories resist deconstruction.
How Real is Love, Really?
A new novel by Jeffrey Eugenides ’82 takes a hard look at romance.
The Road to the Rest of Their Lives
For some college athletes, games are all about teamwork and fun. For others, sports are a pressure cooker of high expectations and the promise of a big paycheck. Can both approaches lead to success and happiness?